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10 books about law
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Law 101: Everything You Need to Know About American Law, Fifth Edition by Jay M. Feinman
Category: Business & Money
This book was published 3 years ago by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 12.5 hours to read.
"In this fifth edition of his bestselling classic, Jay Feinman provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the American legal system. The book covers all the main subjects taught in the first year of law school, and discusses every facet of the American legal tradition, including constitutional law, the litigation process, and criminal, property, and contracts law. Above all, Feinman reveals to readers of all kinds that despite its complexities and quirks, the law can be understood by everyone"--
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
This book was published 21 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 15.1 hours to read.
Draws on the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-tzu, Von Clausewitz, and others, combining them with the legacies of powerful people throughout history to offer essential ideas of the ways of power.
The Legal Analyst: A Toolkit for Thinking about the Law by Ward Farnsworth
Category: Legal History
This book was published 14 years ago by University of Chicago Press and takes approximately 10.9 hours to read.
Ex ante and ex post -- The idea of efficiency -- Thinking at the margin -- The single owner -- The least cost avoider -- Administrative cost -- Rents -- The coase theorem -- Agency (with Eric Posner) -- The prisoner's dilemma -- Public goods -- The stag hunt -- Chicken -- Cascades -- Voting paradoxes -- Suppressed markets (with Saul Levmore) -- Rules and standards -- Slippery slopes (with Eugene Volokh) -- Acoustic separation -- Property rules and liability rules -- Baselines -- Willingness to pay and willingness to accept : the endowment effect and kindred ideas -- Hindsight bias -- Framing effects -- Anchoring -- Self-serving bias, with a note on attribution error -- Presumptions -- Standards of proof -- The product rule -- The base rate -- Value and markets
The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win by Joel P. Trachtman
Category: Trial Practice
This book was published 8 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.
Joel Trachtman's book presents in plain and lucid terms the powerful tools of argument that have been honed through the ages in the discipline of law. If you are a law student or new lawyer, a business professional or a government official, this book will boost your analytical thinking, your foundational legal knowledge, and your confidence as you win arguments for your clients, your organizations or yourself.
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
Category: United States
This book was published 3 years ago by Liveright and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law, Newest Edition, Trade Paperback by Merriam-Webster
Category: Dictionaries & Terminology
This book was published 5 years ago by Merriam-Webster, Inc. and takes approximately 21.1 hours to read.
A convenient, comprehensive guide to the language of law for everyone from the homeowner to the legal professional. Defines more than 10,000 legal words and phrases in common terminology. Special sections included on the judicial system, important legal cases, government agencies and landmark laws.
Law School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience: By Students, for Students by Robert H. Miller
Category: Legal Education
This book was published 10 years ago by St. Martin's Griffin and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
No synopsis available at the moment.
The Game Changing Attorney: How to Land the Best Cases, Stand Out from Your Competition, and Become the Obvious Choice in Your Market by Michael Mogill
This book was published 3 years ago by Lioncrest Publishing and takes approximately 9.7 hours to read.
These days, even if you're an outstanding lawyer, you're getting lost in the shuffle. The legal landscape is saturated with over 1.3 million attorneys. In The Game Changing Attorney, marketing expert Michael Mogill teaches actionable strategies to help you break through the noise, gain your ideal client's attention, and land the best cases.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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